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Anker Valley Primary Academy

Anker Valley Primary Academy


Reception Admissions September 2023

If your child's fifth birthday is between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024 you will need to apply for a Reception place for September 2023.

Anker Valley Primary Academy has an admission number of 30 for entry in Reception.

Applications are processed through the normal Staffordshire local authority system for co-ordinating school offers.
Further details can be found in our Anker Valley Admissions Policy and at

Applications will close on the 15th January 2023. 

Offers will be made on National Offer day: 17th April 2023.


Open Days for Parents of Reception 2023

We will be holding two Open Days for new Reception Parents to visit the school on:

Thursday 13th October and Tuesday 1st November 2022.

Appointments to visit the school on the above days can be made by phoning the school office on 01827 949310.

If the deadline is missed, you can make a late application by completing the paper application form. You can then either:

  • or print out the form and post it to:
    School Admissions and Transport Service
    Staffordshire County Council,
    1 Staffordshire Place,
    ST16 2DH

In Year Applications

For transfers from another school to our current Reception class, you will need to complete the In Year Transfer Form below and return this to the Anker Valley school office either by email: or by post: Anker Valley Primary Academy, Brooklime Way, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 0FD.

Prior to making your application, we welcome and encourage visits to the school, in order for you to meet the Head of School and class teacher and have a tour of the school building. 

You can expect to receive a written response to your application within 10 school days.